- 3/4 cup yellow cornmeal
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 teaspoon ground red pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, to taste
- 6 (4 ounce) farm-raised catfish fillets
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- vegetable oil
1.Combine first 5 ingredients in a large shallow dish.
2.Sprinkle fish with 1/4 teaspoon salt; dredge in cornmeal mixture, coating evenly
3.Pour oil to a depth of 1 1/2 inches into a deep cast-iron skillet; heat to 350 degrees.
4.Fry fish, in batches, 5 to 6 minutes or until golden; drain on paper towels.